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Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-13-2020, 11:38 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,140
Posted By Atmo
Especially used at Chevy dealers as pissed Supra...

Especially used at Chevy dealers as pissed Supra early adopters switch to C8's.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-13-2020, 11:37 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 3,140
Posted By Atmo
I'm more interested in the suspension tweaks than...

I'm more interested in the suspension tweaks than the power bump.


Looking forward to 2021 road tests of both engine models especially by pros like Randy Pobst who criticized the 2020 for...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 02-10-2020, 08:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 229
Posted By Atmo
Don Panoz (RIP) would've liked it. ...

Don Panoz (RIP) would've liked it.


https://s8096.pcdn.co/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/2018-panoz-avezzano-review.jpg
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-25-2020, 12:17 PM
Replies: 798
Views: 70,992
Posted By Atmo
C8.R makes its debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona...

C8.R makes its debut at the Rolex 24 At Daytona starting today. They qualified well and are currently quickest in P4. Finishing will be a major accomplishment.

Weather forecast is good vs. the...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-24-2020, 10:46 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 2,273
Posted By Atmo
Yep, mortgage debt is the only non-business...

Yep, mortgage debt is the only non-business deductible expense that I'm in no rush to pay off. Depending on your rate and tax bracket, the expense is usually more than offset by the appreciating...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-16-2020, 12:19 AM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,465
Posted By Atmo
Didn't buy, will wait for a desperation offer...

Didn't buy, will wait for a desperation offer next month. The salesman became more motivated when I declined a demo drive (pressed for time but he took it as lack of interest that needed more...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-16-2020, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,889
Views: 122,465
Posted By Atmo
Supras Everywhere

Even in my small town the closest dealer has three in stock using one as a demo.

When there last week for routine service of another Toyota I talked at length with a very knowledgeable salesman...
Forum: Scion FR-S / Toyota 86 GT86 General Forum 01-14-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,931
Posted By Atmo
It goes both ways and is what I read on Corvette,...

It goes both ways and is what I read on Corvette, Camaro and Mustang forums from Euros complaining about EU overreach.

Within 10 years we'll all be complaining about off-peak charging restrictions...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-03-2020, 03:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Atmo
Reminds me of being in Oz last year on Anzac Day...

Reminds me of being in Oz last year on Anzac Day and asked some Aussies what it was about. Not a single one knew though admittedly I was asking mostly young women.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 01-02-2020, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 397
Posted By Atmo
Dakar 2020

Kicks off the my motorsports season and showcases some of the world's best athletes and manufacturers in typically grueling conditions.

The tour will be run within Saudi Arabia this year after...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-29-2019, 01:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,857
Posted By Atmo
Here's a more descriptive review of new RAV4...

Here's a more descriptive review of new RAV4 Prime tech. A few things jump out: a new LiOn battery and controller, dual motor generators, and the ICE tuned for more torque at lower rpm.

Somewhere...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-18-2019, 02:18 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Right before it runs you over. As American...

Right before it runs you over. As American philosopher Mike Tyson said, "Everyone has a plan 'till they get punched in the mouth".

I agree, some manufacturers could implement Level 5 in that time...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-18-2019, 02:10 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Until then, here's the bold new grille.

Until then, here's the bold new grille.
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 12-17-2019, 02:16 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,855
Posted By Atmo
The most memorable party that people always ask...

The most memorable party that people always ask me to retell is what happened when the party was on a ship docked at the Port of Portland before it departed for Asia.

Our marketing director...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-17-2019, 02:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 435
Posted By Atmo
I'm seeing Dodge Challenger front with the...

I'm seeing Dodge Challenger front with the overshot hoodline.

Profile looks unbalanced with the ultra long hood, short deck, thin pillars and hardtop that make it look bottom heavy.

Otherwise...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 12-17-2019, 02:02 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 1,855
Posted By Atmo
Given the profession it begs the question, men or...

Given the profession it begs the question, men or women?

During my corporate career they mixed local venues with blowouts every few years flying associates and their guest to Hawaii for long...
Forum: Off-Topic Lounge 12-17-2019, 01:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,803
Posted By Atmo
Usually happens anywhere by the 10th post. I just...

Usually happens anywhere by the 10th post. I just got into it tonight on a dog food forum.

Anyway, pretty sure that stalk came from some kind of Spider.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-16-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Hmm, might be fun once but being walked into by...

Hmm, might be fun once but being walked into by "someone" interesting on average once per hour is about an hour longer than my ability to tolerate being in a mall.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-16-2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Pfft, that's nothing. Try the world's busiest...

Pfft, that's nothing. Try the world's busiest Costco at PDX (aka the United Nations) where people fly in from other countries to stock up on tax free goodies. They're armed with large carts and...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-16-2019, 11:52 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Great looking plane! Like you said, impressive...

Great looking plane! Like you said, impressive crosswind performance and I'd take it's climb rate over absolute speed here in the mountains any time. That would be a perfect weekend San Juan Island...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-16-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
RV-14/14A has 50 US gal capacity. ...

RV-14/14A has 50 US gal capacity.

https://www.vansaircraft.com/rv-14
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-15-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Your plane sounds amazingly efficient. Don't keep...

Your plane sounds amazingly efficient. Don't keep us guessing (Van's Aircraft)!?
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-15-2019, 01:37 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
I wondered about that too, plus useful load,...

I wondered about that too, plus useful load, flight into known icing prevalent there, cold weather performance degradation and airworthiness in general with the battery weight presumably in the...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-14-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Since this thread is so far OT, I'll post this...

Since this thread is so far OT, I'll post this unrelated story:

Harbour Air successfully flies world’s first electric commercial aircraft (VIDEO)

...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-13-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
I'm surprised that the exemption doesn't seem to...

I'm surprised that the exemption doesn't seem to require any rate of climb but maybe I missed it or it's buried in related regs.
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-13-2019, 03:13 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
I'm still uncomfortable with flying cars, though....

I'm still uncomfortable with flying cars, though.

This one was claimed to be FAA certified (from the B737 Max inspectors?):

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3THxtOrvos&feature=youtu.be
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-13-2019, 12:52 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Atmo
That would be way too easy. It looks like the...

That would be way too easy. It looks like the CARB reg the other states reference is primarily going after manufacturers with production mandates and dealer sales objectives. I imagine Mojave fields...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-13-2019, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Atmo
I would hope not too. But when things get...

I would hope not too. But when things get political, reason goes out the window.

It's happening in the EU and could gain traction here.
...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-12-2019, 09:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 874
Posted By Atmo
That's a fair price for a diesel upgrade with...

That's a fair price for a diesel upgrade with that kind of economy.

But I'd opt for the big gas engine for the same reason plus doubts about long term engine effects of the recent 30% biomass...
Forum: Other Vehicles & General Automotive Discussions 12-12-2019, 04:02 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 3,498
Posted By Atmo
Whoa, I just got back from DC and don't recall...

Whoa, I just got back from DC and don't recall any motos there or Arlington. You're brave but OTOH lots of DC drivers come from countries where motos are more common and may look out for them. J/K,...
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